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Number Theory: Can BJP edge past BJD in bitter Odisha contest?

May 27, 2024 09:55 AM IST

The BJD contested its first election in Odisha in alliance with the BJP in 1998. However, it parted ways and contested on its own in 2009.

From talks of a possible alliance, the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) and Biju Janata Dal (BJD) are now locked in a bitter contest for 21 parliamentary constituencies (PCs) and 147 assembly constituencies (ACs) in Odisha. What are the factors driving the Odisha contest? Here are five charts which answer this question.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik in Chandikhole, Odisha recently. (ANI Photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik in Chandikhole, Odisha recently. (ANI Photo)
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